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Modus Hoperandi - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,046 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,046
Reviews: 716
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 200
Gots: 220 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
65 IBU

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 03-03-2009)
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3/5  rDev -27.4%

Served cool from 355ml can into straight pint glass.

A) Light copper colour, head is thin, slightly off-white but persistent. Only slight carbonation visible.

S) More muted than other American IPAs I've had, but fruity hops are detectable. Alcohol also smellable.

T) Nicht so gut. Quite bitter. I bought a few well-known American IPAs to see what the hype is all about. They have all been fantastic but I have feared getting one like this. Bitter up front masking the fruity hops and malts behind.

M) Almost flat. Bitter astringency at the back of the mouth.

O) No better than the American IPA imitations you can buy in English pubs now, and the strong alcohol content is pointless. Go for SN Torpedo or the Founders IPAs instead.

Malt_Man, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Appearance: Dark amber color with minimal white head

Smell: Pine and resin nose

Taste: Grapefruit, pine, and resin

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation

Overall: This is a very good brew, excellent example of the style, but only something I would buy if readily available. Nothing about it is really above and beyond other readily available IPAs.

MadCat, Aug 31, 2014
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Modus Hoperandi from Ska Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,046 ratings.